The Oban Times - - Community News -

JUST two inches of rain fell in Plock­ton dur­ing Oc­to­ber, com­pared to 11 and a half in the same month last year. The warm­est day was 18.5°C and the cold­est was 4.4°C. The fi­nal meet­ing of the present Plock­ton and Dis­trict Com­mu­nity Coun­cil was held in Plock­ton hall on Oc­to­ber 27. Among the main items dis­cussed were roads, Burn­side bridge, sep­tic tanks, sta­tion road and vil­lage main­te­nance.

Out­go­ing chair­man Char­lie MacRae, who was on the com­mu­nity coun­cil for 40 years, thanked mem­bers of the coun­cil and lo­cal High­land coun­cil­lors.

He also listed some of the most suc­cess­ful achieve­ments of the com­mu­nity coun­cil over his 40 years.

They in­cluded the re­moval of the refuse dump, win­ning the Drum­buie in­quiry, the build­ing of new pon­toons at Plock­ton, the stand taken by the coun­cil to get Sta­tion Road re­paired at no cost to the res­i­dents, the new sewage sys­tem and keep­ing the vil­lage tidy af­ter the cows left.

The first meet­ing of the new com­mu­nity coun­cil will be held on De­cem­ber 8.

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